The Brazil team had to use oxygen masks after the World cup qualifier match against Bolivia to catch their breathe. Brazil was held a goal less draw.The match was played at Estadio Hernando Siles in La Paz, which stands at an altitude of 11,932ft.This stadium was once banned due to its high altitude and rough conditions.
The World’s most expensive football player Neymar complaint about the conditions through Instagram sharing a picture of Brazilian stars wearing oxygen masks for recovery.
After the match Neymar said: ‘Inhumane to play in such conditions, field, altitude, ball… everything bad.But we were happy for the performance of the team even with these conditions!’
Brazil head coach Tite, said: “I have to praise our professionals for all the logistics of the medical department, that gave all the support to make people feel the effects less.”
Home goalkeeper Carlos Lampe was in outstanding form to frustrate the five-times world champions.He was awarded player of the match.
Brazil have already having qualified for next year’s finals in Russia while second-bottom Bolivia are out of the running for one of South America’s qualifying places.